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9 Cool Ways to Beat the Heat at Disney Parks

By Courtney Potter

The “dog days of summer” are here—and while we love to have fun in the sun as much as the next person, there are times when we need to take a refreshing break. Thankfully, there’s no shortage of ways to stay cool inside Disney Parks. (In fact, our pals over at the Disney Parks Blog just posted their own rundown of ways to beat the…

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Hushpuppies from Blue Bayou

Hushpuppies from New Orleans Square

Enjoy this recipe for Hushpuppies from Blue Bayou in New Orleans Square at Disneyland. They’re so delicious, you’ll savor these crispy little bites in exquisite silence.

Makes 2 1/2 dozen

1 cup flour
1 cup yellow cornmeal
1 tablespoon finely diced shallot
1 heaping tablespoon cooked and finely chopped bacon
1 1/2 teaspoons finely chopped parsley

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Blue Bayou's Fantasia Cheesecake Recipe

Blue Bayou’s Fantasia Cheesecake

4 cups cream cheese (32 oz.)
2 cups sugar
1⁄4 tsp. salt
1⁄2 tsp. lemon flavoring
4 eggs

Graham Cracker Crust
1 cup graham cracker meal
1 tbsp. granulated sugar
1⁄4 cup butter or margarine, softened
1 cup sour cream
2 tbsp. sugar
With an electric mixer, beat cream cheese until smooth. Gradually add…

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Blue Bayou’s Monte Cristo

Of all the delectable offerings served at the restaurant during the last four decades, the most popular item by far is the Blue Bayou Monte Cristo Sandwich.

In the fall 2009 issue of Disney twenty-three, Disney Archivists Becky Cline paid a friendly visit to 31 Royal Street in New Orleans Square at Disneyland to take a break from the hustle and bustle of the park…

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Blue Bayou Restaurant Opens at Disneyland

With the opening of the Pirates of the Caribbean attraction on this day in 1967, Disneyland guests could dine at the Blue Bayou with sounds of frogs and crickets, the water gently lapping on the shore, and the continuous passing of passenger boats. Gary Maggetti, once general manager in Disneyland’s Food and Beverage department, mentioned another interesting fact about…

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